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Best Books 2016

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The New York Public Library is thrilled to announce our 2016 Best Books for Kids and Teens, featuring a curated selection of recommended reads selected by our expert librarians. The lists contain books spanning an array of genres, from picture books to graphic novels, with diverse characters and rich storytelling. Explore these top 150 titles and discover books that will inspire a love of reading in your child.

Artwork from The Night GardenerBest Books for Kids

Every year, a team of NYPL librarians reads thousands of new releases to select the best books for children. From picture books to poetry, browse the list of our 100 favorite titles.

Interested in other Best Books for Kids lists? Explore our past picks.

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Artwork from LumberjanesBest Books for Teens

Every year, a team of NYPL librarians reads hundreds of new releases to select the best books for young adults. From graphic novels to nonfiction, browse the list of our 50 favorite titles or take your turn. Choose your favorites from our selections or suggest your own picks in our online poll.

Interested in other Best Books for Teens lists? Explore our past picks.